UNDRO


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UNDROUnited Nations Disaster Relief Organization
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Disaster Relief Coordinator (UNDRO), Third Meeting of Officials in Charge of National Emergency Relief Services (NERS III): Final Report, at 11, UNDRO/89/20 (Oct.
Yet, to some degree, these principles consolidate previous disaster relief experience and they do match reasonably well with the 14 principles for post-disaster settlement and shelter in UNDRO (1982), as revised from Davis (1978).
UNDRO (1982) Shelter After Disaster, Guidelines for Assistance.
(2) One of the consequences of the Armero disaster was the creation of the U.S.-based Volcano Disaster Assistance Program (VDAP), an interagency cooperative program that attempts to "reduce eruption-caused fatalities and economic losses in developing countries." (3) Another outcome, which garnered strong support from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), was the adoption of organizational measures recommended by the Volcanic Emergency Management Manual of the United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO).
The responses to these incidents shed light on the efficacy of the organizational measures recommended by the Volcanic Emergency Management Manual of UNDRO. We offer a critical assessment of these policy frameworks and analyze the political contexts of disaster relief, while illustrating the roles that disaster refugees and indigenous peoples are subjected to in such cases.
A nivel conceptual, sin embargo, un gran numero de metodos para estimar riesgos estan disponibles (Por ejemplo: UNDRO, 1982; Smith, 1996; Zong y Chen, 2000; Cross, 2001; Dengler y Preuss, 2003; Pearce, 2003; Durham, 2003).